Careers

Sloomoo Institute's mission: deliver joy to all. 

We encourage everyone to unleash their inner child, no matter the role. Our world inspires creativity, innovation, fresh thinking, and inclusivity - behind the scenes, at our experiences, and through every touch point. Slime play during brainstorm meetings is always encouraged!

OPEN POSITIONS

General Manager - Sloomoo Los Angeles

General Manager ‚Äď Sloomoo Institute - Los Angeles¬†

Job Type: Full Time (Salary Exempt)

Salary  $145K - $165K 

About Sloomoo Institute

Sloomoo Institute is a rapidly growing interactive experience based on play, #satisfying through handmade slime, tapping into the senses, and ASMR. We are an art-inspired, immersive haven of color, design and joy. Launched in NYC in the fall of 2019, Sloomoo Institute has been an enormous success, attracting hundreds of thousands of guests and billions of media impressions. Even more, slime play is known to support stress relief as much as it does your imagination! Driven by a mission to provide reprieve from the chaos of the world, the brand has close ties to mental health non-profits and a dedication to inclusion and supporting neurodiversity through our experience and our workforce.

Position Summary:

The General Manager will play a critical role in the launch and operational success of our Los Angeles location. This position is responsible for both strategic and daily operations, leading a team of 40-150 employees to deliver an exceptional guest experience while also managing the production of thousands of tons of slime annually. The ideal candidate will be incredibly detail-focused, able to manage projects, collaborate with cross-functional teams in a corporate setting, and maintain the cleanliness and glossy feel of a 13,000 sq foot space plus a 10,000 sq foot production facility. The candidate will create an inclusive culture, have an eye on the bottom line, deliver an outstanding guest experience, and demonstrate a positive, empowering leadership style.     

Responsibilities:

  • Leadership and Strategic Management: Oversee all aspects of the Sloomoo Institute's operations, from guest experience to slime production, ensuring the delivery of high-quality service and products. This includes the nuanced understanding of high-profile people and celebrities, emphasizing the importance of consistent branding and image associated with hospitality and entertainment brands.
  • Team Management: Provide leadership and line management, fostering an environment that supports growth, innovation, and fun.
  • Team Building and Leadership: Recruit, train, and motivate a high-performing team, fostering a culture of innovation, resilience, and excellence.
  • Financial Oversight: Full P&L responsibility, including developing and managing a multi-million-dollar budget, forecasting, and ensuring profitability.
  • Marketing and Brand Development: Execute marketing strategies and engage with influencers to enhance brand visibility and foster partnerships. Emphasize playfully theatrical branding that resonates with our unique audience.
  • Operational Excellence: Develop Standard Operating Procedures, manage procurement, inventory, and ensure compliance with safety standards. Manage the daily logistics of producing at least 500 gallons of slime a day, delivery from office space, including not just slime but all supplies, storage, and merchandising.
  • Product Development: Lead the creation and rollout of new slime products, focusing on innovation and quality.
  • Safety and Compliance: Lead Health & Safety Committee meetings and manage incident reporting to maintain a safe environment for all.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Prior success in launching/managing startups, especially in entertainment or hospitality.
  • Management Skills: Capability to lead in dynamic, fast-paced environments.
  • Financial Acumen: Expertise in financial management and analysis.
  • Community and Brand Building: Experience in effective marketing and community engagement.
  • Innovation and Sustainability: Commitment to innovation and sustainable practices.
  • Educational Background: Preferred bachelor‚Äôs degree in hospitality, business administration, or related field.

Inclusivity Commitment:

Sloomoo Institute is a company that respects and welcomes the uniqueness of each employee and offers everyone the means to find their place and thrive. We are committed to equal employment opportunities, career development opportunities and promoting initiatives aimed at creating a culture that is meaningful, innovative and successful. Sloomoo Institute does not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with neurodiversity or a disability or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Graphic Designer - Sloomoo Institute HQ

Graphic Designer
Job Type: Full Time/ Exempt 

Salary - $62,500 

About Sloomoo Institute 

Sloomoo Institute is a rapidly growing interactive experience based on slime and ASMR. We are an art-inspired, immersive haven of color, design and play. Launched in NYC in the fall of 2019, Sloomoo Institute has been an enormous success, attracting hundreds of thousands of guests and billions of media impressions. Even more, slime play is known to support stress relief as much as it does your imagination! Driven by a mission to provide reprieve from the chaos of the world, the brand has close ties to mental health non-profits and a dedication to inclusion and supporting neurodiversity through our experience and our workforce.

Position Summary

Graphic Designer, you will play a key role in shaping and enhancing our brand identity through visually compelling design solutions. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to translate concepts into high-impact visuals across various platforms, ensuring consistency and adherence to brand guidelines.

Responsibilities: 

  • HAVE FUN!
  • Collaborate, brainstorm, and strategize with multiple teams or clients on a wide range of materials that may include web pages, presentations, programming collateral, signage, internal communications, newsletters, and marketing materials
  • Translate strategic direction into high-quality design within an established brand identity
  • Develop concepts by hand or with software, and execute original content by determining the ideal usage of color, text, font style, imagery, and layout
  • Manage the design and uploading process for all project materials, based on best practices for using a content management system
  • Use trend intelligence and knowledge of historical and current markets when designing and executing specific classifications
  • Work on a wide range of projects and media, using various software programs to visualize and develop innovative graphic designs that meet business goals
  • Obtain input from managers to ensure that designs meet organizational standards and brand expectations, express ideas accurately, and represent the company or client appropriately
  • Work independently as well as cooperatively with marketing team to meet deadlines, stay within budget, and schedule project implementation based on workload, which may include five or more simultaneous projects
  • Examine existing processes, identify flaws, and create solutions that improve design capabilities
  • Update and maintain internal databases for designs, photography, and video
  • Other duties as assigned.¬†

Qualifications: 

  • 3-5 of experience in professional graphic design, preferably with a creative or marketing agency
  • Bachelor‚Äôs degree (or equivalent) in graphic design, art, or related discipline
  • Working knowledge of CSS3, HTML5, and JavaScript
  • Knowledge of WordPress and content management systems
  • Photography experience and proficiency with photo-editing software
  • Exceptional creativity and innovative design skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Organizational and time-management skills for meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Desire to continue building skill set with education and training

Inclusivity Commitment:

Sloomoo Institute is a company that respects and welcomes the uniqueness of each employee and offers everyone the means to find their place and thrive. We are committed to equal employment opportunities, career development opportunities and promoting initiatives aimed at creating a culture that is meaningful, innovative and successful. Sloomoo Institute does not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with neurodiversity or a disability or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Experience Manager - Sloomoo Institute NYC

Experience Manager

Reporting to: General Manager

Job Type: Full Time (Salary Exempt) (availability to work nights and/or weekends a must)

Salary Range: $70K -$80K 

About Sloomoo Institute 

Sloomoo Institute is a rapidly growing interactive experience based on slime and ASMR. We are an art-inspired, immersive haven of color, design and play. Launched in NYC in the fall of 2019, Sloomoo Institute has been an enormous success, attracting hundreds of thousands of guests and billions of media impressions. Even more, slime play is known to support stress relief as much as it does your imagination! Driven by a mission to provide reprieve from the chaos of the world, the brand has close ties to mental health non-profits and a dedication to inclusion and supporting neurodiversity through our experience and our workforce.

Position Summary

The Experience Manager will play a lead role in the daily operation and management of Sloomoo Institute, creating an inclusive culture and a warm welcome for our guests, volunteers and staff. The Experiences Manager will be confident in managing people, projects and budgets, and will know when to delegate and when to take ownership. They will bring a positive and empowering attitude to the team, and their motivating approach will ensure delivery to a high standard across the site. They will be able to work with a range of different stakeholders and demonstrate flexibility and a proactive and diplomatic approach to problem-solving. The Experiences Manager will take the lead on the planning and delivery of certain work streams, ensuring that the General Manager is kept informed and involved in key decision making.

Responsibilities: 

  • HAVE FUN!
  • Overall leadership of the guest experience, line management of the Experience Management team (staff of 10-20 team members per shift), and responsibility for creating an exceptional experience for all guests
  • Take personal responsibility for presentation standards across the site, working closely with relevant departments to agree remedial works and continuous improvement
  • Strategic development of the guest experience, including future resourcing priorities for ticketing & admission, and the permanent and flexible/seasonal team members
  • Continually support and challenge the teams to maintain and improve the overall experience, championing developments that have a positive impact on the guest experience.¬†
  • Provide team members with coaching/progressive disciplinary action as necessary.
  • Benchmark Sloomoo Institute against other comparable guest Experiences and ensure the adoption of best practices as well as operational efficiencies.
  • Strategic overview of signage and messaging across the whole site, responding to new ideas and improvements
  • Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with relevant leadership teams
  • Champion all requirements relating to accessibility including physical facilities and staff training, and delivery and improvements across the site.
  • Strategic overview of signage and messaging across the whole site, responding to new ideas and improvements.¬†
  • Experience with creating and managing shift schedules and scheduling software
  • Work closely with the marketing team to deliver local strategies and ensure that they are in line with the Sloomoo Brand.
  • Provide leadership and line management to the Sloomoo Experience team, ensuring that resourcing is planned for new developments/unique events (parties, group sales and buyouts, etc.), and staffing is managed across the site
  • Support all operational departments to regularly review their working practices, and seek improvements to reduce the likelihood of accidents
  • Lead quarterly Health & Safety Committee meetings, attended by representatives of all departments
  • Collaborate with local businesses to ensure a diverse and neurodiverse workforce
  • Being a source of consistency during high pressure operational situation
  • Setting organized and clear expectations with team leaders and associates.
  • Ensure safety is top priority at the institute
  • Adherence to company SOP‚Äôs for the attraction and ensure that they are in place and employees are trained as per those SOP‚Äôs & Requirements.¬†
  • Lead monthly team meetings.
  • Manage employee disputes with HR representative as needed.
  • Maximize guest admissions income from the forecast and work with the senior management team, setting future forecasts and budgets
  • Control Experience Labor spend to ensure we are achieving budgets
  • Manage 4 wall P&L for Experience
  • Bank drops as necessary and ongoing reconciliation of retail
  • Work closely with Production Manager/team to support needs of all guests and work with the Head of Marketing to support marketing programs, Support marketing efforts through videos, pictures, stories etc.
  • Liaison¬†with the marketing team on and coordination of venue activations
  • Deliver and contribute to the evolution of the Sloomoo Brand¬†
  • Other duties as assigned.¬†

Qualifications: 

  • 5+ years of experience of operational management within a guest-facing operation (essential) including hotels, restaurant/food & beverage, entertainment operations, museums, live events, cruise lines, or similar.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills and a friendly and approachable manner with staff from across the organization, ensuring good working relationships.
  • Ability to engage with colleagues in a diplomatic manner, with firmness where necessary.
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office, Google Suite, Slack, Project Management Systems (Asana or similar).
  • Budgetary and line management experience (essential)
  • Ability to prioritize the needs of the different departments.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with key team members and outside partners.
  • Energetic, perceptive, confident problem solver with a good sense of humor
  • Familiarity with scheduling software and payroll systems.
  • This position requires prolonged periods of standing, walking, repetitive motions, arm waving, bending, kneeling, and climbing, at times while wearing a costume or uniform.

Inclusivity Commitment:

Sloomoo Institute is a company that respects and welcomes the uniqueness of each employee and offers everyone the means to find their place and thrive. We are committed to equal employment opportunities, career development opportunities and promoting initiatives aimed at creating a culture that is meaningful, innovative and successful. Sloomoo Institute does not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with neurodiversity or a disability or other applicable legally protected characteristics. 

 

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